Information About the Program (Food Safety and Quality Engineering MSc)

Name of the training program Food Safety and Quality Engineering Master’s Program
Level Graduate
Qualification Food Safety and Quality Engineer
Mode of attendance Full-time
Faculty Faculty of Agricultural, Food Sciences and Environmental Management  
Institute Institute of Food Science
Program coordinator Dr Béla Kovács, Professor
Program length 4 semesters
Credits total 120

About the course:

The MSc in Food Safety and Quality is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. The field of Food Science is broad and the programme reflects this diversity, with emphasis on Raw Material Qualifying. Processing Technlology, Quality Analysis and Quality Assurance. Throughout your stay at Debrecen University, which is the second largest university in Hungary, with 30 000 students, as a postgraduate student of Food Safety and Quality, you will have a personal academic tutor to guide you through your studies and to meet your individual goals and interests. We also offer a 4 week field pratice in summer. Learning is through lectures, tutorials, seminar groups, practical sessions, research projects and self-directed study. Assessment is via oral and written examinations and a research dissertation.

Areas of Study:

Organic and Biochemistry, Food Safety and Quality, Food Processing Technology, Economics, Physical, Chemical and Microbiological Analysis, Laboratory Practices


Postgraduates may progress to a PhD in Food Science or find employment in food and dietetics science research, lecturing, consultancy or other science-based sectors of the food science industry. Our Institute has a good relationship with food processing and qualifying enterprises and government organizations of the region.

Last update: 2022. 08. 08. 09:23